Use of technology to improve patient access
- In: A7 - Regulatory facilitation of access to medicines on Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:15-13:45
- At: Bangkok (Thailand) (2014)
- Type: Presentation
- By: KATERERE, David (Tshwane University of Technology, Pharmaceutical Science, Pretoria, South Africa)
Verbal communication is poorly retained by patients or, as is the case in many developing countries, those who present at the point of dispensing. This is why patient information leaflets (PIL) for medicines are a regulatory requirement for most regulatory authorities. However, many studies have shown that they no easily read and understood due.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.